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Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide provided by Footprints Tours Cambridge

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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You'll start at
11 King's Parade
11 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UKWe meet at 11 Kings Parade, in front of a store called Fudge Kitchen. We are easy to spot from the bright green umbrella! There will be multiple tours leaving at the same time, you must check with your guide that you are on the "Cambridge University & City tour" with Footprints Tours.
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  • 1
    King's College Chapel
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Peterhouse Cambridge
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 3
    Pembroke College
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Corpus Christi College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Mathematical Bridge
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 6
    Clare College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Garret Hostel Bridge
    Stop: 5 minutes -
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  • 8
    Senate House
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 9
    St. John's College
    Stop: 5 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    Trinity College
    Stop: 10 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
Trinity College
Cambridge CB2 1TQ, UKWe generally finish in front of the main gate of Trinity College which is just 3 minutes down the road from our starting point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
11 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SJ, UK
Duration
2h
Return Details
Trinity College, Cambridge CB2 1TQ, UK
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Entrance to Kings College
  • Entry/Admission - King's College Chapel
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Corpus Christi College
  • Entry/Admission - Clare College
  • Entry/Admission - St. John's College
  • Entry/Admission - Trinity College
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please ensure you are on the correct tour by asking the guide at the start, as multiple tours leave from the same starting point.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Gabriela wrote a review Apr 2020
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The tour we did was for Cambridge. The guide gave us information about the places we stepped but in our case didn't show any interest to make her speech more understanding and entertaining (even though we told her that it was our first time in Cambridge and didn't know many of
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Margaret wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions4 helpful votes
We had a delightful tour with Sophie. She had exceptional knowledge of the history of the city and tfe University. Just a small group. Would highly recommend.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 13 Mar 2020
Thank you for choosing us to show you around Cambridge! We hope to see you at one of our other locations soon :)
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jenny b wrote a review Mar 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom17 contributions10 helpful votes
The Cambridge walking tour was superb, thanks to the knowledge and engaging delivery of our guide, Sonya. We visited the highlights of the Universities and from start to finish, Sonya had us enraptured by her knowledge and wonderful story telling. The 2 hours flew by and we
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 13 Mar 2020
Thank you for your kind words Jenny! I will pass your compliments along to Sonya :)
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joolirb wrote a review Mar 2020
8 contributions4 helpful votes
Wow what a great tour thanks Dr Sonia. Minor reservation about the number of folks the tour picked up...I thought we would be in a group but i counted 65 and it made it hard to hear apart from that would reccomend
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from FootprintsTours_Rita, Guest Relations Manager at Cambridge University & City Tour With University Alumni Guide
Responded 13 Mar 2020
We are delighted to hear that you had a great tour with Sonya! Thank you for choosing Footprints Tours :)
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Pelle wrote a review Mar 2020
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Splendid guide - 2 hours of joy!! Got lot of interesting information about Cambridge history and famous students!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Thank you for your kind words! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Cambridge tour :)
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About the operator

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Busker999
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Excellent and fun
Gracie was our guide. Partial refund as kings college closed but shown round the main aspects of cambridge and most
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retirementrus
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Informative
Sonya led the guided walk for 2 hours around Cambridge. The abundance of history and knowledge was amazing. The tou
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lauraluciar2020
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Amazing way to know Cambridge
This tour was recommended by a friend and it was a good decision to start our day with this activity. We got to kno
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kayaker12
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Awesome tour
I’m so glad I took this tour! I booked via this website and I didn’t really know what to expect, it was the first t
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moumoune123
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Amazing!
We had a great time with our tour guide Sonia! Highly recommended when in Cambridge. Suitable to all generations
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haiyennhy
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Free Cambridge Walking Tour
It was a pleasure for me to meet and have a wonderful tour with Claudia. She was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. I'
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Mariko2020
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Wonderful Free Cambridge Walking Tour with Claudia
We enjoyed the tour with our guide Claudia .Despite the heavy rain ,the tour started and all our group followed Cla
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aur_liec349
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Amazing Free Cambridge Walking Tour
It was a really interesting and enriching experience, I've learnt a lot about the Colleges in Cambridge and how it
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guppyinSingapore
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A great way to get to know about Cambridge in a couple of hours
Our family was met by Claudia who took us at a leisurely pace around Cambridge during a recent rainy morning. She
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HUNTINGPARTY
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Interesting walk
We took the free tour and found the guide very knowledgeable and pleasant. It was interesting to hear the history b
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linda0695
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Zzzzzzzzzzzz
Her English wasn't too great... Hard to understand, spoke too fast!! Passive aggressive We bailed after 15 minutes
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lidiakjl
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Great
I took bith Oxford and Cambridge 2 hours free walking tours and both times I had great time. The guides are very kn
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emh1995
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A must do
I can't believe this tour is free! I learned so much about Cambridge from Sonia. She managed to keep all the histor
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Inem
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Excellent free Cambridge walking tour
Our tour guide, Sonia, is funny and very knowledgeable. She’s a qualified historian and a Cambridge local so she sh
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senes
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Cambridge revisited
I am a graduate of many years ago and we wished to have a private tour for family when we stayed a few days recentl
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